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GCIS

Nuke deal a two-decade debt millstone

The apparent nuclear power deal with Russia is a slow-motion replay of the arms deal on a far bigger scale, says Mike Wills.

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Apple may take a bite out of payments sector

Last month Apple unveiled the iPhone 6, together with the Apple Watch.

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Bloomberg

China may return to an exhausted growth plan

Will the tensions in Hong Kong be the straw that breaks the global economy’s back?

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Apple-Google rivalry moves to firms
August 24 2014 at 21:24

While the technology giants have long had offerings for businesses, they are now broadening their product line-ups and more aggressively marketing them to companies.

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Tokyo shouldn’t be central
August 24 2014 at 21:38

Japan is betting on getting help from Las Vegas to boost tourism, jobs and tax revenue.

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US must see us as partner, not beggar
August 22 2014 at 04:59

US-Africa summit reflected progress but also showed how much remains to be done.

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Markets show Putin’s threats are empty
August 22 2014 at 05:37

I can certainly understand Russian President Vladimir Putin’s frustration. I am sure he expected world financial markets to swoon in panic – and gold and other safe haven investments to sky-rocket – after... Read Story
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Boycott of Israeli goods cannot be forced on all
August 21 2014 at 05:03

A boycott is the citizen’s method of imposing a trade sanction and after the Department of Trade and Industry made it clear that it would not consider trade sanctions on Israel, a group of pro-Palestine citizens have... Read Story
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Responsible lenders will gain from teaching borrowers
August 21 2014 at 04:46

The near collapse of African Bank Investments Limited (Abil) provides credence to the maxim that extending credit comes with heavy obligations and responsibilities.

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Marikana survivors win a victory as charges dropped
August 21 2014 at 04:58

However ponderously, the wheels of justice do eventually turn. Whether they grind you to a pulp or help your fortunes along is then a question of which side of the fence you sit on.

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Leadership focus: MMI Holdings business merger a success
August 21 2014 at 04:54

MMI Holdings Limited is a large insurance-based financial services group listed on the JSE, with an embedded value of R35.1 billion and a market capitalisation of R36bn.

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Most land claimants do not want to be farmers
August 20 2014 at 05:11

If one is to believe the government’s pronouncements on the “land issue” then land hunger is acute among South Africa’s African population.

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Thanks Bench Marks, you tell a bad story well
August 20 2014 at 05:01

WE HAVE got to be grateful for organisations like Bench Marks Foundation. Whether or not we enjoy their special breed of gloom and misery mongering that makes our daily diet of disaster, mayhem, crime and political venalit... Read Story
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